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Shah Faesal Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 13, 2020

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Short Biography

Shah Faesal was born on 17-05-1983 in Sogam Lolab, Kupwara in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India. He is an Indian Politician, Activist, Doctor, Bureaucrat & Civil Servant.

Shah Faesal Complete Bio & Career

Faesal completed his graduation from Jhelum Valley Medical College. He attended the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Srinagar, and got an MBBS degree. He also did postgraduation in Urdu.
In 2009, he cracked the UPSC civil services exam and becomes the first boy from Kashmir who gets first place in the civil services exam. He was the first Kashmiri candidate to get selected in the general category.
During his IAS career, he served as Commissioner of Bandipur district of Kashmir, assistant commissioner of Pulwama, and supervisor of school education of Kashmir.
At the age of 35, he resigned from IAS and announced that he is going to form a political party. On 17 March 2019, he declared the formation of party Jammu & Kashmir Peoples' Movement (JKPM). 
The first meeting was held at the football ground in Rajbagh area of Srinagar. In June he entered a political alliance with the Awami Ittihad party forming a new party named Peoples United Front.
After the decision of taking back the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, Shah was detained by the police as it was supposed that he can create unrest in Kashmir on this matter. Later he was sent to detention as he was trying to take a flight to turkey.
The leader applied a writ in Delhi high court against his detention but later his wife withdrew the plea. He was released from detention after 10 months.

Shah Faesal Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Faesal was born to Ghulam Rasool Shah and Mubeena Shah in 1983. Both his parents were teachers. His father was killed by the Militants in Kashmir.

Shah is married to Iram Rashid who is also an officer of KAS. The couple has a son named Jami Faesal.

Life's Important Dates Of Shah Faesal

Body Measurements

Chest Size 44
Biceps Size 15
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Sogam Lolab, Kupwara
Nationality Indian
Religion Muslim
Address Sogam Lolab, Kupwara, Jammu and Kashmir, India
School Tyndale Biscoe School, Jammu and Kashmir
College Jhelum Valley Medical College, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Srinagar
Qualification Post graduate
Hobbies Politics and administration
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black and Green
Favorite Player Mohammad Azharuddin
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician Rashid Khan
Favorite Actress Hina Khan
Favorite Singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Favorite Place Kashmir
Favorite Dress Kurta Pajama
Favorite Food Biryani

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Shah Faesal

  • Shah Faesal was the first Kashmiri boy to get first place in the UPSC civil services exam
  • His father was killed by the Militants in Kashmir
  • Faesal was the gold medalist at the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Srinagar.
  • In 2018, he got the Fulbright-Fellowship at Harvard Kennedy School.
  • He gave the first public speech of his political career at his hometown of Kupwara.
  • He wants to save the special state status of Jammu and Kashmir and build peaceful relations between India and Pakistan.

Shah Faesal Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

39 years, 8months, 16 days old age Shah Faesal will turn 40 on 17 May, 2023. Only 3 months, 14 days, 22 hours,31 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Shah Faesal has celebrated the total number of 40 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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